The University of Alabama at Birmingham is seeking a Scientist IV to join the Garcia-Martinez Lab in Microbiology.
To lead in a broad area of research or in a narrow, but advanced and uniquely specialized field.
To make authoritative decisions and recommendations that have major impact on extensive scientific research activities.
To exercise a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding extensive scientific research programs and activities of outstanding novelty and/or importance.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Develops model concepts and approaches as an individual researcher and acts independently on technical matters.
Interprets, organizes, executes and coordinates scientific research assignments concerned with unique or controversial problems.
Demonstrates an established track record of success in obtaining major extramural funding as principal investigators.
Owns and leads established research programs that have international impact.
Makes authoritative decisions and recommendations that have a major impact on extensive scientific research activities and result in national and/or international recognition.
Exercises a high degree of creativity, foresight and mature judgment in extensive research programs and activities.
Prepares analyses, reports and other documentation for publication.
Presents findings at local, national and/or international meetings.
Prepares grant proposals to obtain funding in support of research activities.
Serves as principal investigator on single or multiple projects complexity and scope consistent with required criteria and/or manages a research unit.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Annual Salary Range$ 95,000 - $ 130,000
Doctor of Philosophy, D.V.M. or M.D. degree in a related field and ten (10) years of related experience.
Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.